I got my start in a contentious corner of the Jewish press. It’s good to be here again.
Everything you need to know about world turmoil today—from Obama to Assad to ISIS—is in the ethos of the Corleone family
‘Chained wives,’ refused Jewish divorces by their husbands, take to social media
The influential writer reflects on six decades of art, worry, and Jewish Princess jokes
Assassinated for his opposition to Zionism, de Haan’s life was a succession of scandals, from sex with young Arabs to radical diplomacy
‘This Changes Everything’ is great, except for the parts that don’t add up
The Book of Jonah teaches us to reach beyond our own community with the holiday’s message—whether we are accepted or rejected
Even if the person you wronged doesn’t remember what you did, it can still make a difference to ask for forgiveness. Maybe.
As Yom Kippur approaches, I’ll share what I’ve learned about how to apologize—and how not to
Plus bin Laden cites Israel, Bibi claims ‘eternal’ settlements, and more in the news
Says he didn’t understand local politics
Scott Brown’s victory means new leeway for Netanyahu
Turks credit ‘wise man’ Peres
Obama could dictate premises and force a yes or no
Plus we welcome our robotic Israeli overlords, and more in the news
Plus C-Span’s and Cyprus’s Jewish problems, and more
Multibillion-dollar arms deal thrown into mix
Considering the former prime minister, after he’s spent four years in a coma
Plus Rabbi Shmuley stuck at Newark International, and more in the news
Plus Colorado shuls are cyber-attacked, and more
Even the centrist opposition would keep some West Bank settlements
Plus Israeli nuclear whistleblower violates terms, and more
Plus bid on your very own fake Auschwitz sign, and more
Palestinian Pres says he’ll compromise on lots, but not that
On a new album, the captivating leader of the band Pharaoh’s Daughter reclaims the music that dominated her religious childhood
Chaya Ben Baruch’s sixth child was born with Down syndrome. Then she did what every good mother does—set out to find him a mate.
The dynamic conductor and genius behind ‘West Side Story’ also wrote classical works. Allen Shawn explores what they reveal.